List of psychological schools
The psychological schools are the great classical theories of psychology. Each has been highly influential; however, most psychologists hold eclectic viewpoints that combine aspects of each school.The...
Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski On Responding To Stress
Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski speaks about responding to stress. To find out more about his new book, visit: http://www.artscroll.com/Books/sunsp.html For more i...
15 Amputees With A Brilliant Sense Of Humor
When life hands u crutches, u make brilliant humor....In the US there are around 2 million amputees, and each year, 185,000 new amputations occur. People are missing limbs for many different reasons, ...
Positive psychology
Ronald D. Siegel, Psy.D., assistant clinical professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School and editor of Harvard Health Publication's special health repo...
Analytical psychology
Analytical psychology, or Jungian psychology, is a school of psychology that originated from the ideas of Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung. Analytical psychology emphasizes the primary importance of the i...
Behaviorism
Behaviorism (or behaviourism) is an approach to psychology that combines elements of philosophy, methodology, and theory. It emerged in the early twentieth century as a reaction to "mentalistic" psyc...
Constructivism (psychological school)
In psychology, constructivism refers to many schools of thought (for example, under psychotherapy) that, though extraordinarily different in their therapeutic techniques, are all connected by a common...
Humanistic psychology
Humanistic psychology is a psychological perspective which rose to prominence in the mid-20th century in response to the limitations of Sigmund Freud's psychoanalytic theory and B.F. Skinner's behavio...
Sufi psychology
There are three central ideas in Sufi Islamic psychology, which are the Nafs (self, ego, soul or psyche), the Qalb (heart) and the Ruh (spirit). The origin and basis of these terms is Qur'anic and the...
Transpersonal psychology
Transpersonal psychology is a sub-field or "school" of psychology that integrates the spiritual and transcendent aspects of the human experience with the framework of modern psychology. It is also pos...
Al-Ghazali
Abū Ḥāmid Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Ghazālī (/ɡæˈzɑːli/; Arabic: ابو حامد محمد ابن محمد الغزالي‎; c. 1058–1111), known as Al-Ghazali or Algazel to the Western medieval world, was a Muslim t...
Ecological systems theory
Ecological systems theory, also called development in context or human ecology theory, identifies five environmental systems with which an individual interacts. This theory provides the framework from...
Cognitive Retention Therapy
Cognitive Retention Therapy (CRT) also known as the Ashby Memory Method is a Cognitive therapy for dementia, based on the research of Dr. Mira Ashby. It is adapted from her programs for brain injury ...
Paul Rebillot
Paul Rebillot (May 19, 1931 – February 11, 2010) was a member of the human potential movement. He is the author of The Call to Adventure: Bringing the Hero’s Journey to Daily Life.
Paul Rebi...
Albert Ellis
Albert Ellis (September 27, 1913 – July 24, 2007) was an American psychologist who in 1955 developed Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). He held M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in clinical psychology fro...
Participatory theory
Participatory theory, vision or framework is a conceptual framework which attempts to bridge the subject-object distinction. According to Jorge Ferrer, "the kernel of this participatory vision is a tu...
Post-cognitivist psychology
Post-cognitivist psychology comprises varieties of psychology that have emerged since the 1990s, challenging the basic assumptions of cognitivism and information processing models of cognition. Import...
Transpersonal chakras
Transpersonal chakras are a line of several chakras (various authors describe either three, five, or six) that many yogis and meditation practitioners say are located sequentially above the crown chak...
Polytheistic myth as psychology
The idea of polytheistic myth as having psychological value is one theorem of archetypal psychology as defined by James Hillman, and explored in current Jungian mythology literature. Myth itself, acco...
John Heron
John Heron (born 1928) is a pioneer in the creation of a participatory research method in the social sciences, called co-operative inquiry, which was based on his work in 1968-69 on the phenomenology ...
Wolfgang Köhler
Wolfgang Köhler (22 January 1887 – 11 June 1967) was a German psychologist and phenomenologist who, like Max Wertheimer, and Kurt Koffka, contributed to the creation of Gestalt psychology.During ...
Molly Harrower
Molly Harrower (born Mary Rachel Harrower; January 25, 1906 – February 20, 1999) was a pioneering clinical psychologist who devised a Rorschach test for group therapy. She published a classic article ...
Archetype
The concept of an archetype /ˈɑrkɪtaɪp/ is found in areas relating to behavior, modern psychological theory, and literary analysis. An archetype can beIn the first sense, many more informal terms are ...
Mental capital
Mental capital means the degree of mastery of life skills at the time an individual faces the choices of life. This term is first introduced by the economist Lok Sang Ho in his book Principles of Pu...
Family resilience
An important part of the heritage of family resilience is the concept of individual psychological resilience which originates from work with children focusing on what helped them become resilient in t...